Electra set to join Lachey with MTV show
MTV promises 'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen & Dave, the reality show premiering Wednesday, will be full of surprises. And don't be surprised if you see someone you recognize from Cincinnati, Carmen Electra's hometown.
TV series: One plans wedding; another explains life to Jessica
The times of Carmen Electra

Ensemble director unravels 'Requiem' mystery
Mozart's Requiem is shrouded in mystery. One of the biggest questions is: How much of this soulful Mass for the Dead was actually composed by Mozart, who was on his deathbed?

Music-making keeps maestro on the go
Since he was last in town, music director Paavo J”rvi has led the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on an acclaimed tour of Japan in November, been nominated for a Grammy Award and received a Queen City Advocate Award from the Greater Cincinnati Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

The Best in Arts in 2003
Our critics pick their top 10 outstanding performances, events and developments for the year.
Janelle Gelfand: Classical music
Margaret McGurk: Film
Jackie Demaline: Theater
Kathy Valin: Dance
Larry Nager: Pop music
Marilyn Bauer: Visual art

Special section: Legacy of the Popes
Saturday, Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes opens at Cincinnati Museum Center with 350 works from the Holy See.

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.

Tell us about your DIY disasters
The new show, Broken House Chronicles on the Discovery Channel Thursdays, tracks two roommates through their sometimes-funny, always-frustrating home-repair disasters. What about you?

Get real advice from a regular guy
Answers to your burning questions about relationships, getting ahead, life's little mysteries and the world in general - introducing "Dear Doug."

Mariemont grad with 'Monty'
Emily Crosby's five-year plan is coming along just fine, thank you.
Footlights series returns Feb. 15
Footlights is back for 2004. The Cincinnati Enquirer's one-of-a-kind series that invites you behind-the-scenes to meet local theaters and theater artists at downtown restaurants returns Feb. 15 with a can't-miss event.
Demaline: The arts
"Arts and Culture for Dummies" is sold out. The new monthly series that takes a lucky few behind the scenes at the arts, along with a little mingle and nosh, turned out to be a hot ticket.
'Agent,' 'River' top guild's list
Mystic River has gained Oscar momentum with a key Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nomination.
Greater Cincinnati benefits and bashes

Up Next
Kendrick: Tenn. case threatens disability rights law
A group of disability rights activists crawled up the Supreme Court steps Tuesday in an attempt to draw attention to the potentially mean-spirited case being heard there. Pitiful perhaps, but not nearly so pitiful as the possibility that our Supreme Court justices might just decide that if you have a disability, you might not be able to enter our courthouses, and that's OK.
The right way to sautÈ
SautÈing - the quick cooking of food over high heat in a small amount of fat - seems so fundamental it needs no explanation. Just toss and brown the chicken chunks or what have you in a hot, oiled pan, right?
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Suffering children, desperate parents
Thousands of parents with severely ill children face decisions most of us cannot imagine, as cash-strapped states are slashing Medicaid and cutting off families who desperately need help. This series examines those extreme choices and the families who are making them.

Jewel of art, architecture repolished
The Taft Museum of Art is at the height of a $19 million makeover which will double the size of the museum, clean up centuries of grime and fix a few decorating disasters.
How the house changed

Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
Nowhere in the country is the roller coaster craze bigger than in the Tristate, with 72 coasters within a four-hour drive. Columnist Jim Knippenberg reports on his tour of 46 coasters at six amusement parks in six days.
ONLINE EXTRA: Rate and review the 46 coasters, and see what others think
Tour diary: 46 coasters, 3 states, 6 days
Map & information about the coaster parks

Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

Fit City: Get up off the couch
Tristaters are overweight and out of shape, a survey shows. To change Fat City to Fit City, the Enquirer is beginning a year-long project to get you going on your own fitness program.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Music lovers toast Cammy winners
A sold-out crowd of more than 1,110 local music lovers packed Jillian's for the seventh annual Enquirer Pop Music Awards (the Cammys). See who won.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

On the Same Page
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